The printed greeting on the front of this postcard is Radostné vánoce, which is Merry Christmas in the Czech language. The back is covered with writing in Czech. The message begins with Radostné a štástné, which translates as Joy and happiness or Joyful and happy. The rest of the message is too hard for me to read, but I recognized the date 1949 preceded by v novém Roce (in the New Year).
I especially like this postcard because the doll reminds me of one of my first dolls which was very similar. My doll was named Mabel. I am now guessing that my mother chose that name. I Googled "doll named Mabel" and discovered that there were dolls named Mabel when my mother was young. The card also reminds me of my family's Christmas ornaments, some of which were made in Czechoslovakia.
Wishing You a Merry Christmas & Joy and Happiness in the New Year
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